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Barkingside/ Ilford's Number 1 Tutoring Provider
Secondary & Primary Maths, English and Science

 The Barkingside Centre was opened in September 1995 by Ambika and Kam Pindoria and was one of the first centre to be opened in Essex and one of the first UK Education centres.  They both share a huge passion to see students realise their potential and build a love for learning. They both really caring teachers who are dedicated to students success.  Since day one, the centre has garnered a fantastic reputation across the local Barkingside, Chigwell, Hainault, Newbury Park, Gants Hill, Woodford Green & Clayhall region with our great results and glowing reports.   They both hold over joinly 40  years precious knowledge and experience of teaching and tutoring using a variety of material, expert methodology and well planned tutoring programs. The very successful teaching couple have run multiple professional tutoring centres in the past such as South Woodford, Brentwood, Loughton, Hendon and Waltham Abbey. They currently own the tutoring centre at Barkingside. In addition, Kam and Ambika grew the tutoring franchise region for the global company Kip McGrath Education Centres, they directed and supported the Eastern England and London UK Regional Master tutoring centre operators overseeing the well being and success of other neighbouring centres.

They are both outstanding individuals who act as empowering, strong role models of success to young people and entrepreneurs. Their success in helping children and adults of all ages lies in their strong values and care for education. They really care about everyone they work with and help them achieve success.

Kam Pindoria and Ambika Pindoria have worked at both primary and secondary level for with various roles of responsibility, before setting off to establish a tutoring centre in 1995. Over the years theyhave assembled a superb team of like-minded, highly-experienced teachers, who are also eager and committed to helping children grow and succeed through tutoring.

The Get Smart tutoring team all strive to help students who may be struggling at school, or are in need of an extra push to bump up their grades to the next level; all have that ‘eureka moment’.

It’s at that moment we know our tutors and your child have achieved something as a team, making our jobs truly worthwhile. We’re simply there to offer support and build confidence, so your child can continue pushing towards a successful future. 

Meet the Team:    

The Get Smart Tutoring centre was part of the Kip McGrath Education centres until September 2016, this tutoring centre began it's  brilliant journey of helping children over 20 years ago. It is now a independent tutoring school continuing to produce outstanding support to the local community.

Kam and Ambika Pindoria hold over 21 years of expertise in providing Maths, English and Science. tutoring. Our vastly experienced teachers all provide a fantastic learning experience, which builds confidence and self-esteem.

The combination of revolutionary and traditional techniques will give your child the boost they may need to tackle their educational studies head on and achieve the brilliant grades they deserve.

Director of Education

Ambika Pindoria, BSc (Honours) Mathematics/ Statistics,  is a well experienced Secondary Mathematics teacher, since 1993, who has a wealth of knowledge in delivering the Maths National Curriculum to children from six to sixteen, specialising in secondary Maths at GCSE and Advanced level. Her experience in teaching Information Technology, Accounts and adult IT training is an asset to the centre in helping children all around and the organisation as a whole. She is currently a business mentor and coach to several teachers and business owners looking to grow and further their successes. 

Primary Specialist
Secondary English Specialist
Secondary Maths Specialist

Ambika Pindoria is the lead Maths teacher. She has a team of experienced caring tutors who support delivery of GCSE Maths.

Secondary Science Specialist

Kam Pindoria, BSc (Honours) Physics PGCE  is a very experienced Secondary Science teacher, since 1992, who has a wealth of knowledge in the Science National Curriculum, specialising in Physics. He has over 20+ years experience in teaching to Advanced Level. He was teaching at Ilford County High School in Redbridge before becoming a full time teacher at the Barkingside Centre and being awarded an UK Master Franchise.

Caring Tutors

Kam and Ambika Pindoria lead a team of dedicated, caring, excellent teachers to delivery the highest level of tutoring possible. All teachers at the Barkingside Centre are well experienced in Primary or Secondary Education in England. All of the staff have a Criminal Record check (Enhanced Disclosure) and have taught in schools so have experience of the National Curriculum for England and Wales. They are fully trained in the Kip McGrath teaching methods, materials and programs and are encouraged by a superb training and support system provided by the Directors, Kam and Ambika Pindoria.

You can find us easily located on the High Street number, 57a next to Thomas Cook and Cakes and Bakes. We are on the junction of Baron Gardens and Freemantle Road, directly opposite Halifax. To get directions, simply click on the marker on the map, punch in your postcode and you’re all set. 

The centre has a team of excellent teachers, all fully qualified to provide your child with the best support and education they desire.

Whether your child is approaching SATS in year 6 or needs an extra boost to transform their GCSE predicted grade from a A to A*; our tuition can really unlock your child’s potential and show them new exciting ways to make education fun and achieve great grades.